Upcoming BNAPS Events

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Upcoming BNAPS Regional Group Events

11 Mar 2020
Details updated: 12 Feb 2020

Calgary (group details)

Presentation by: TBA
Topic: TBA

Show and Tell: Please bring along any item that you acquired recently or have a tender spot for. And/or something that you have a question about and would like help from other members.

Location: Chateau Renoir Retirement Residence, 9229 16th Street SW, Calgary - Doors Open 630PM, Meeting 7PM

20 Mar 2020
Details updated: 12 Feb 2020

Lower Canada / Bas Canada (group details)

The next meeting of the Lower Canada Regional Group will be held in conjunction with the Lakeshore Stamp Club's annual exhibition LAKESHORE 2020 in Montreal (Dorval). The meeting will take place on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 3 PM - 5 PM.

Yan Turmine will be speaking on the private mail couriers in Quebec - e.g. PostPar - from the late 1980's through the 1990's.

Venue -

Sarto Desnoyers Community Center, 1335 Lakeshore Drive, Dorval, QC.

Visit Lower Canada Regional Pages

28 Mar 2020
Details updated: 29 Jan 2020

Prairie Beaver (group details)

0845 - Coffee, donuts, informal
0900 - Introductions
0915 - Book reviews - new BNAPS books, auctions
0945 - Swap, Sell, Swap
1015 - Presentation:
1115 - Clothesline Exhibit
1200 - Lunch
1300 - Business meeting
1315 - Presentation:
1345 - Swap, Sell, Buy, Trade
1415 - Presentation:
1530 - Swap, sell, buy, trade. Bring silent auction items, 10% to Prairie Beavers if sold.
1600 - Presentation:
1630 - Wrap-up
1700 - Dinner at local venue

Location St. Mary’s Catholic Center, College Station, TX

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Upcoming BNAPS Study Group Events

No events currently scheduled.

Upcoming Stamp Shows and Exhibitions

28 Mar 2020 - 29 Mar 2020

The Edmonton Spring National Show is hosted by the Edmonton Stamp Club.

Saturday, 28 March, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, 29 March, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Central Lions Recreation Centre
11113 – 113 St.
Edmonton, AB
Admission and parking are free.

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the RCMP in the Dominion of Canada, the Edmonton Stamp Club is hosting an exhibit of approximately 750 plus RCMP postcards, covers, and ephemera. This holding has never before been publicly exhibited.

Also on display will be approximately 100 competitive frames.

Other show highlights include an anticipated 20-dealer bourse, circuit books, guest speakers, a junior table, door prizes. and free appraisals.

Edmonton Stamp Club website

2 May 2020 - 3 May 2020

ORAPEX, one of only a few annual national-level stamp shows in Canada, is part of the American Philatelic Society's "World Series of Philately." This year marks the 59th anniversary of the show, which is managed by volunteers drawn from the RA Stamp Club, the Amicale des philatélistes de l'Outaouais, the Ottawa Philatelic Society, and related philatelic societies and organizations.

Saturday, 2 May, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, 3 May, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

RA Centre
2451 Riverside Drive
Ottawa ON K1H 7X7

For the 2020 show, the theme is “Topicals, Thematics and Illustrated Mail.” There will be as many as 125 competitive frames of exhibits along with non-competitive exhibits, local club-sponsored frames and a special “Youth Booth” for young collectors.

Each year ORAPEX also honours a philatelist who has made a significant contribution to the hobby. The show honouree for 2020 will be Larry Davidson of Stratford Ontario, whose exhibit “Beavers: Nature’s Engineers” received the grand award at NTSS 2015 and which will be shown at the exhibition in the Court of Honour.

ORAPEX boasts about 40 stamp dealers in its bourse and features many society and study group meetings. The show's awards reception is on Saturday after the show closes.

Free admission and free parking. The site is wheelchair-accessible.

ORAPEX website

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